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SAMPLE SURVEY

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French Equivalent: Enquête par sondage

Definition:
A sample survey is a survey which is carried out using a sampling method, i.e. in which a portion only, and not the whole population is surveyed.

Source Publication:
The International Statistical Institute, “The Oxford Dictionary of Statistical Terms”, edited by Yadolah Dodge, Oxford University Press, 2003.

Cross References:
Sample
Survey

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, December 20, 2005